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Vulcan Minerals Inc. Expands its Equity Interest in Newfoundland Gold Exploration

ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland and Labrador, June 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vulcan Minerals Inc. (“the Company” - “Vulcan” TSX-V: VUL), is pleased to announce that it has entered into a property divestment agreement with Rocky Island Gold Corp. (Rocky Island) in Newfoundland.

  • Vulcan sells 2440 mineral claims (61,000 hectares) to Rocky Island a subsidiary of Sassy Resources Corporation (Sassy)
  • Vulcan receives $250,000 cash and 3,000,000 common shares of Sassy in exchange for a 100% working interest in the claims subject to a 1% net smelter return royalty

The property package consists of three claim groups including the Gander East property (1124 claims) covering prospective areas along the suture contact between the Gander and Avalon tectonic zones in a trend parallel to New Found Gold Corp’s Queensway project in central Newfoundland. The Triple Pt / Long Range project (1062 claims) straddles the Cabot Fault suture in western Newfoundland where gold exploration is occurring over a 200 km belt from Cape Ray in the south to the Baie Verte Peninsula in the north. Also along this trend is the Glover Island claim group (254) which covers ground prospective for gold.

President Patrick Laracy, commented “As part of our ongoing project generation activities, we are pleased to have completed this deal with a strong partner providing us with increased equity exposure to the mineral exploration boom in Newfoundland.”

Claim location maps are located here

About Vulcan Minerals

Vulcan Minerals is a precious and base metals exploration company based in St. John’s Newfoundland. The Company has strategic land positions in multiple active Newfoundland gold and base metal exploration belts. It also holds approximately 36% of the shares in Atlas Salt Inc. (TSXV: SALT).

Patrick J. Laracy, P.Geo, President is the qualified person responsible for the technical contents of this news release as defined in National Instrument 43-101.

We seek safe harbour.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. This release may contain certain forward-looking statements. Actual events or results may differ from the Company’s expectations. Certain risk factors beyond the Company’s control may affect the actual results achieved. Accordingly, readers are advised not to place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Except by law, the Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise forward-looking information.

For information please contact:
Patrick J. Laracy, P.Geo.
(709) 754-3186
[email protected] 

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